Head-on fight forcustomers.Byline: Alan Plews
Helping small firms go digital
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Calm Digital has been launched to compete head-on with regional and multi-national agencies for a larger slice of the branded marketing and digital design and development markets in the UK and abroad.
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Mark Easby, director of Calm Digital, said the approach is a response to market conditions and will challenge the "traditional" pricing practices within the digital media industry as well as the practice of making digital development a cost premium carried by the client.
He said: "We've looked at what deters Deters may refer to:
"We found that the key issue was the lack of guarantees from service providers set against high costs of buying bespoke be·spoke
Past tense and a past participle of bespeak.
1. Custom-made. Said especially of clothes.
2. Making or selling custom-made clothes: a bespoke tailor. or off-the-shelf content management systems and/or customer relationship management solutions.
"At the same time, the high street is suffering its biggest drop in sales year-on-year and shows no sign of changing.
"So companies are understandably concerned about remaining competitive and making informed decisions on how to move forward in the digital marketplace," he added.
"In response, we've developed solutions and a pricing model specifically to overcome these problems - which include specific service guarantees and digital functionality offered at no extra cost to the client."